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People

Total Population1,902
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+532
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.9%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,105
% Above Poverty Level68.5%
% Below Poverty Level31.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$61,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.3%
US/American0%
English4%
Irish16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ridgely Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City83 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
CountyLake
Standard Zip Codes38080
Phone Area Codes731
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude36.263
Longitude-89.487

Ridgely Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCARUTHERSVILLE
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp27 to 43 F
Apr Temp49 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 72 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches
StationNEWBERN
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp26 to 44 F
Apr Temp48 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip52.7 inches
StationDYERSBURG AP
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 46 F
Apr Temp51 to 71 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ridgely, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Miston (38080)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dyersburg16,932$52,500
Hornbeak392$41,719
Newbern3,314$41,635
Obion1,071$49,511
Samburg180$32,083
Tiptonville4,396$35,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Ridgely Public Library
134 N. MAIN STREET
Ridgely, Tennessee
(731) 264-5809

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